BMB Spacekid meanders through mostly unheard caramel modern funk, Soulection-esque pumpers then up and out through high-tempo fizzies that feature Goldlink on the credits — all within 63mins.
About this mix
My approach to recording mixes always differs everywhere from concept to techniques. For this one, I used vinyl with DJ Tools sounds with an APC40 controller, Ableton and MPC 3000. 70-80% of this mix is unreleased, original material without the use of record samples, but recorded on analog equipment instead including a Juno 106, MPC 3000 and Fender guitar. It also features sounds from old Soviet cartoons about space.
As for concept and sound, this mix doesn't sound like one I would usually play live at a club or festival show. For me music is either information or energy — you can find both elements in this mix. Besides, it's not a recording of a live set; people will be listening to it at their homes. That's why I started with the most soulful material and sprinkled in some old favourites to hopefully reach a new audience of people who haven't yet listened to my music. I guess, we haven't 'shaken hands' yet but this is my way of saying welcome.
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